What you need to know about Providence, RI

Providence is located in Providence County, Rhode Island. The population is 37% White, 12% Black, 5% Asian and 1% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 16% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 29% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $37,514 and the median home value is $186,000. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Providence, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Providence has a Walk Score ® of 76.
Top 10 Downtowns 2014

Median Home Price

$186,000
Lower than the state average

Housing

Homes Owned 35.01%
35.01% Complete
Homes Rented 64.99%
64.99% Complete

Real Estate

In Providence, Rhode Island


Ready to move to Providence? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Providence.

Schools

In Providence, Rhode Island


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Providence rates.

Median Household Income

$37,514
Lower than the national average

Business

In Providence, Rhode Island


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Providence.

Residents

Most residents are
10-24 Years old

Health

In Providence, Rhode Island


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Providence.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 29%
29% Complete
Graduated High School 73%
73% Complete

Providence, RI's Rankings

Top 10 Downtowns 2014

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